rheumatology
Osteoarthritis

Can shoe-stiffening insoles reduce progression of OA in first MTP joint?

 Carbon-fibre insoles for shoes, which can reduce the range of motion at the first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint, have been shown to be useful in reducing pain associated with osteoarthritis of the joint. The preliminary findings from an Australian randomised controlled trial of the shoe-stiffening inserts versus a sham insert were presented at the 2018 ACR/ARHP ...

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